goût de luxe
fancy enough for a ladies’ lunch
simple enough for a school night
perfect for summer
summer truffled vichyssoise
I was down to my last teaspoons of truffled salt. It was a shocking realization because I buy it by the carton as there are few things that can fancy up common, everyday foods the way a little sea salt infused with truffles can. Eggs, popcorn, risotto, even creamy butter to spread on your favorite toast … Voila ! Instant special. Instant gratification. I searched my nearly empty refrigerator for anything fresh. It was the few remaining vegetables in my refrigerator before my departure and the desire to use this last bit of truffled salt which inspired this week’s simple pleasure: summer truffled vichyssoise.
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